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The Land of the White Horse: Visions of England Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780500519936
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 5th, 2019

An exploration of one of England’s great ancient monuments: the 360-foot-long chalk White Horse at Uffington.

The White Horse at Uffington is an icon of the English landscape—a prehistoric, nearly abstract figure 360 feet long, carved into the green turf of a chalk hill. Along with Stonehenge, the Horse is widely regarded as one of the Wonders of Britain.


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Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631494963
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Published: Liveright - November 5th, 2019

“A riveting crash course not only in the history of London from prehistoric times to the present, but also in urban geography and how to read a living environment from organic clues.” —Elizabeth Lowry, Wall Street Journal


Ghost Fleet Awakened: Lake George's Sunken Bateaux of 1758 Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781438476728
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Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - November 1st, 2019

In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago, when bateaux first plied the waters of Lake George, New York.


The Sarpedon Krater: The Life and Afterlife of a Greek Vase Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780226666594
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 26th, 2019

Perhaps the most spectacular of all Greek vases, the Sarpedon krater depicts the body of Sarpedon, a hero of the Trojan War, being carried away to his homeland for burial. It was decorated some 2,500 years ago by Athenian artist Euphronios, and its subsequent history involves tomb raiding, intrigue, duplicity, litigation, international outrage, and possibly even homicide.


Dr Space Junk Vs the Universe: Archaeology and the Future Cover Image
By Alice Gorman, Adam Roberts (Foreword by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9780262043434
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Published: Mit Press - October 22nd, 2019

A pioneering space archaeologist explores artifacts left behind in space and on Earth, from moon dust to Elon Musk's red sports car.


A Pocket History of Human Evolution: How We Became Sapiens Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781615196043
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Published: The Experiment - November 1st, 2019

Why aren’t we more like other apes? How did we win the evolutionary race? Find out how “wise” Homo sapiens really are.

Prehistory has never been more exciting: New discoveries are overturning long-held theories left and right. Stone tools in Australia date back 65,000 years—a time when, we once thought, the first Sapiens had barely left Africa.


Digging Up Britain: Ten Discoveries, a Million Years of History Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780500051900
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 8th, 2019

An award-winning archaeologist and journalist chronicles England’s history—as told through the country’s recent archaeological discoveries.


Landscape Archaeology: Reading and Interpreting the American Historical Landscape Cover Image
$45.95
ISBN: 9781621904670
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Published: University of Tennessee Press - October 1st, 2019

Ancient Wine: The Search for the Origins of Viniculture Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780691197203
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 1st, 2019

A richly illustrated account of the story of ancient viniculture


Army of the Roman Emperors Cover Image
By Thomas Fischer, M. C. Bishop (Translator)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781612008103
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Published: Casemate - October 16th, 2019

Compared to modern standard, the Roman army of the imperial era was surprisingly small.


Egyptian Magic: The Quest for Thoth's Book of Secrets Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9789774169335
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - November 5th, 2019

A beautiful and informative overview of ancient Egyptian magic, superstitious beliefs, and the occult, expertly written and illustrated


The Ceramic Sequence of Tikal: Tikal Report 25b Cover Image
$89.95
ISBN: 9781949057034
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Museum Publication - September 27th, 2019

The two volumes of the central Tikal ceramic reports (Tikal Reports 25A and 25B) present the information gathered from the analysis of all ceramics recovered by the University of Pennsylvania research project at Tikal between 1956 and 1970.


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